Ginkgo biloba Ginkgo biloba is one of the oldest surviving species of trees. It has been grown in China for more than 200 million years. For thousands of years, it has been used in Chinese traditional medicine to treat… Continue reading
Allium sativum Garlic is a member of the Liliaceae family. It is eaten as part of a Mediterranean diet.
The active ingredient is thought to be allicin which has been shown to lower cholesterol and blood pressure, have… Continue reading
Chrysanthemum parthenium (or Featherfew) Feverfew is a perennial that grows in gardens and along roadsides. In traditional medicine, it has been known as “medieval aspirin.” It has been shown to cause vasodilation and reduce inflammation. Vasodilation helps… Continue reading
Chamaelirium luteum (or Helonias, Blazing-Star, Devils’ Bit, Fairy Wand) False unicorn is a native lily of the southern and eastern parts of the United States. Its roots (rhizome) were used for medicinal purposes in Native American folklore. Its… Continue reading
Echinacea purpurea (or Coneflowers) The most commonly used form for medicinal purposes is Echinacea purpurea. It’s a wildflower that grows well in North America and attracts pollinators and butterflies.
Echinacea has antiviral activity and… Continue reading
Anthemis nobilis Chamomile has been used throughout history as a cure-all for many ailments. It can be used as a medicinal plant because of its sedative, spasmolytic, anti-inflammatory, mild astringent, and wound healing benefits. It binds to the… Continue reading
Aloe Vera Aloe Vera is a succulent plant that grows well in arid desert climates. It’s been used for thousands of years in traditional medicine as a medicinal plant. It can be used as a cream, gel, ointment,… Continue reading
Sjogren’s Syndrome is a chronic disorder in which the immune system attacks saliva and tear glands. But most people don’t know that Sjogren syndrome has natural treatments, too.
As it is an autoimmune disorder, the immune system attacks the healthy… Continue reading
Skin redness is a common issue among many individuals and using aloe vera for redness can help reduce this skin irritation. This condition affects the face and other body parts, causing inflammation, itchiness, burns, and rashes. Skin redness becomes severe… Continue reading
Using herbs for healing has been an activity that has become so popular over the last few years thanks to all of the included benefits that both the organism and body receive. However, this is a field where knowledge is… Continue reading